a An apple (AAPL34) Monday (13) released an iOS update to fix a vulnerability in iMessage. according to Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the University of Toronto, Israeli cybersecurity firm NSO Group has been exploiting flaws in its iPhone innovator program since at least February.
NS Citizen Lab Discover the vulnerability by analyzing Iphone A Saudi activist was infected with spyware from the NSO Group. The attack method is called zero day, because the company – in this case Apple – has just discovered the problem and has no “days” to solve it.
“We determined that the mercenary spyware company NSO Group used the vulnerability to exploit and infect the latest Apple devices with Pegasus spyware,” the Canadian lab explained.
The attack targeted Apple’s photo library and was effective against Apple iOS, macOS, and WatchOS devices.
After identifying the vulnerability that this attack uses to iMessage“Apple has rapidly developed and released a patch to iOS 14.8 to protect our users,” said Ivan Krstic, Apple’s chief of security engineering and engineering, in a statement, as reported by the US press.
“We would like to congratulate Citizen Lab for successfully completing the hard work of obtaining a sample of this exploit so we can quickly develop this fix,” he added.
according to New York The Times, the company plans to introduce new security barriers against spyware in the upcoming iOS 15 software update, scheduled for later this year.
Apple Quote (AAPL34) on Tuesday
a job An apple included in US NASDAQ Stock Exchange It ended the trading session 0.96% lower at $148.12. actually BDR (Brazilian Deposit Receipt) Of the apple company, which is listed in Brazil, it ended Tuesday at a high of 0.22%, at 78.09 Brazilian reals.
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